ristiano Ronaldo has told his Juventus teammates that he expects to sign for Manchester City.
Speculation is rife that the Portugal international is ready to leave Italy following a disappointing campaign for Juventus in which they missed out on winning the Serie A title.
Ronaldo reportedly requested to be left out of the starting XI for Juventus’ opening match of the season against Udinese.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner was subsequently named on the bench, coming on with half an hour to go in the 2-2 draw.
Sky Italia says Ronaldo has informed his Juve teammates he plans to leave this month and sign for Manchester City.
Pep Guardiola’s City recently U-turned on their decision to target Ronaldo after Harry Kane announced he would be staying at Tottenham.